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Experience literature coming to life.

Iowa City is North America’s only UNESCO City of Literature. Experience literature with other students and faculty who love reading and writing. You will learn about the literary landmarks that have made Iowa City famous, become part of a thriving culture, and discover the career possibilities open to people who are passionate about books.

This Living Learning Community requires students to take an academic course connected to the community. You will be pre-enrolled in the LLC course, which will be included in your academic schedule prior to summer Orientation.

This community is open to all students.  

Living Learning Community Courses

Literary history of Iowa City from the founding of Writers' Workshop to its designation as a UNESCO City of Literature.

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Locations Fall 2019 - Spring 2020